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North Korea says another 'crucial test' successfully conducted to 'bolster nuclear deterrent'; announcement comes amid major push for concessions from US
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North Korea says another 'crucial test' successfully conducted to 'bolster nuclear deterrent'; announcement comes amid major push for concessions from US

The announcement comes as North Korea continues to pressure the Trump administration for major concessions as it approaches an end-of-year deadline set by leader Kim Jong Un to salvage faltering nuclear negotiations

North Korea breaks off nuclear talks with US in Sweden; claims 'otherside won't give up their old viewpoint and attitude'
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North Korea breaks off nuclear talks with US in Sweden; claims 'otherside won't give up their old viewpoint and attitude'

The North’s chief nuclear negotiator, Kim Myong Gil cast the blame on what he portrayed as US inflexibility

North Korea votes in ‘rubber stamp’ election with two parties as token Opposition; no dissent evident towards Kim Jong-un's party
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North Korea votes in ‘rubber stamp’ election with two parties as token Opposition; no dissent evident towards Kim Jong-un's party

North Korea and its leader Kim Jong-un’s Workers’ Party went to the polls on Sunday, for an election in which there could be only one winner

Denuclearisation in North Korea includes ending 'US nuclear threat' says media, claims country rejects America's calls to unilaterally denuclearise
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Denuclearisation in North Korea includes ending 'US nuclear threat' says media, claims country rejects America's calls to unilaterally denuclearise

Any deal for North Korea to give up its nuclear arsenal must include “completely removing the nuclear threats of the US”, North Korean state media said on Thursday, in one of the clearest explanations of how North Korea sees denuclearisation.

North Korea prepares to mark 70 years of its foundation; analysts say country may not display latest military hardware
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North Korea prepares to mark 70 years of its foundation; analysts say country may not display latest military hardware

North Korea is preparing to celebrate its 70th foundation day. 'Mass Games' are expected to return after five years but analysts say that the nation may not display weapons during its military parades.

North Korea suspends visas of Chinese tourists ahead of 70th anniversary of founding of republic
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North Korea suspends visas of Chinese tourists ahead of 70th anniversary of founding of republic

The measure follows reports that Pyongyang had suspended visits by Chinese tour groups as it prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, as the country is officially known.

North Korea, US disagree over denuclearisation deal; Pyongyang calls Washington's insistent moves 'alarming'
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North Korea, US disagree over denuclearisation deal; Pyongyang calls Washington's insistent moves 'alarming'

North Korea and US came to blows at ASEAN Regional Forum on Saturday over the denuclearisation deal. Pyongyang accused Washington of being "alarming" with its insistent moves

North Korea details plans to dismantle nuclear test site ahead of Kim Jong-un meet with Donald Trump
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North Korea details plans to dismantle nuclear test site ahead of Kim Jong-un meet with Donald Trump

North Korea has scheduled the dismantlement of its nuclear test site for sometime between 23 and 25 May depending on weather conditions in order to uphold its previous pledge to discontinue nuclear tests, state media reported on Saturday.

EU condemns North Korea missile launch as 'outrageous provocation', vows to step up sanctions
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EU condemns North Korea missile launch as 'outrageous provocation', vows to step up sanctions

EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini on Friday condemned North Korea's ballistic missile launch over Japan as an "outrageous provocation".

US' trade sanctions won't 'nuke' North Korean missiles, but could push China to control Pyongyang
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US' trade sanctions won't 'nuke' North Korean missiles, but could push China to control Pyongyang

Donald Trump's threat of sanctions may not curb North Korea's nuclear missiles programme, but if supported by Europeans, it could at least push China into controlling Pyongyang

I-League 2017-18: Shillong Lajong sign six foreign players to fill international quota
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I-League 2017-18: Shillong Lajong sign six foreign players to fill international quota

Shillong Lajong Football Club on Monday announced the signings of six foreign players for the I-League 2017-18 season.

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Kochi to host heavyweights Brazil and Spain, will also witness a Germany match
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FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Kochi to host heavyweights Brazil and Spain, will also witness a Germany match

Kochi fans will be excited at the prospect of watching future stars from Brazil and Spain face off in the group opener along with DPR Korea and Niger, while Germany and Guinea will play their final Group C encounter.

US officials seize diplomatic package from North Korea delegation in New York, says report
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US officials seize diplomatic package from North Korea delegation in New York, says report

North Korea claimed Sunday that United States officials forcibly seized a diplomatic package from one of their delegations at John F Kennedy Airport, calling it an "illegal and heinous act of provocation".

North Korean media website issues threat to 'wipe out' US in case of war
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North Korean media website issues threat to 'wipe out' US in case of war

An official North Korean website warned on Monday that Pyongyang will "wipe out" the United States if Washington starts a war on the peninsula, the latest tit-for-tat sabre-rattling that has sent tensions soaring in the region.

China regrets N-Korea's move to reopen nuclear facilities
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China regrets N-Korea's move to reopen nuclear facilities

China on Tuesday said it regretted North Korea's decision to reopen its nuclear facilities.